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waited with fihge'rs on triggers ready
After the -bluejackets landed,
swarms of Mexican soldiers fled past
the Cameron home, some of them
- shopping to loot whenever possible.
Rough hands attacked doors and
windows. Bullets whizzed through
their walls. Shells burst in the air
outside. Shouts, curses, groans of
dying men and threats to kill or cap
ture the fathers and daughters reach
ed the ears of the two lone watchers
on that stairway.
Was the little American girP-fright-ened?
She was not! At least she said so
when Photographer Durborough saw
her in front of the wrecked naval
"It was a great experience," she
said. "I held a rifle for eighteen
hours, sitting at the head of the stairs
with dad, and I really wished the
Mexicans would invade our home, be
cause it would be giving me a chance
to get even for the insults that I was
forced to take from bandits at our
ranch, 57 miles west of here. I could
have Tdlle.Ji any number of Mexican
ruffians without a bit of feeling, be
cause I think they are the most des
picable people on the earth. All I
have seen have heen savage, treach
erous creatures without principle, at
whose hands American women have
suffered too much.
"Before falling into thejr hands I
would have killed myself, but I think
they would have killed me them
selves, as I would have put up the
most severe resistance possible and
I can shoot."
The Camerons are refugees from
the interior. For some time Dr.
Cameron has maintained a large
ranch and had improved his property
and helped his' Mexican neighbors to
progress in stock farming. Then the
revolution reached into their terri
tory, and, in the guise jof rebels, the
bandits devastated the plantation and
kept them in constant danger, a haz
ard that was accentuated by the in
tervention Qt the United States, .
Miss Cameron was educated in
Erie, Pa., and at the completion of
her school work joined her father in
Mexico. She is a bright example
of the typical American girl, and
Mexicans may well beware of her ac
Mrs. Eugene Ely, 1028 W. Jackson
blvd., attempted suicide four times'
last night because hubby refused to
quit drink. Hubby signed pledge.
Legislative aid wanted to stop gun
men murders. Two dead and one dy
ing record of last two days. Effort
may be made to stop sale of weapons.
Clarence S. Funk and 25 others
sued for $50,000 by Thomas W.
Swann, negro journalist. Claims to
have been falsely imprisoned by di
rectors of Chicago Theological Sem
inary. K. K. Nahigiap, 29, suicided at La
Salle Hotel. Gun.
Big retail produce market to be
erected at 63d and Wallace". Will be
of concrete and steel, 475 feet long
and 90 feet wide.
Christian Christianson, 24, 1645
Dayton st., suicided gun. Unem
ployed. $25,000 spent by government in
prosecution of John F. Jelke and as
sociates for oleo frauds.
Edward Agren, Omaha, jumped
from Loomis st. bridge. Pulled out
after struggle. Out of work.
May Tournois, 2204 Washington
blvd., swallowed bichloride of mer
cury. Will recover.
Parents objected to Madeline Mee
shant's beau. She swallowed paris
green. Will recover.
William V. Luthmer offered $20,000
note for $17,000. Arrested. Will ap
pear before Judge Stewart for alleg
Jury in trial of Michael Hopkins,
Henry Elrich and Duncan Mclntyre
on vote fraud charge completed. j
Mrs. Ada Miller, wife of wealthy a
manufacturer, Wilmette, wants di-